Megan Fox seems to have stirred about a big pile of poo by talking
to a magazine about Michael Bay and his dictatorial tactics on the set
of Transformers. Setting aside her talent -- or lack thereof -- (she was so bad in the first Transformers but I don't blame her since I know the part was written for her to just look like a sexpot, and she is really bad in Jennifer's Body) she has guts to call a spade a spade.
Here's part of the quote of what she said to a magazine:
He wants to be like Hitler on his sets, and he is. So
he's a nightmare to work for but when you get him away from set, and
he's not in director mode, I kind of really enjoy his personality
because he's so awkward, so hopelessly awkward.
That's not so bad to me. But then some idiot anonymous crew members
(and yes, you are idiots) decided they had to to defend Michael Bay from
Megan and escalated the rhetoric by calling her "dumb as a rock" on
Yes, Megan has great eyes, a tight stomach we spray with
glycerin, and an awful silly Marilyn Monroe tattoo plastered on her arm
that we cover up to keep the moms happy.
So this is the Megan Fox you don’t get to see. Maybe she will learn,
but we figure if she can sling insults, then she can take them too.
Megan really is a thankless, classless, graceless, and shall we say
unfriendly bitch. It's sad how fame can twist people, and even sadder
that young girls look up to her. If only they knew who they're really
looking up to.
But ‘fame’ is fleeting. We, being behind the scenes, seen em’ come
and go. Hopefully Michael will have Megatron squish her character in
the first ten minutes of Transformers 3. We can tell you that will make the crew happy.
Bay removed the letter from his site and then added this:
I don’t condone the crew letter to Megan. And I don’t
condone Megan’s outlandish quotes. But her crazy quips are part of her
crazy charm. The fact of the matter I still love working with her, and
I know we still get along. I even expect more crazy quotes from her on
Another crew member has stood up and used his name to defend her from the crew rant
Contrary to popular belief, she is like us (human) and has both good and bad days as well. Working on the Transformers movies can be intense at times and sometimes intense situations cause intense moments.
So now Fox has been chastened and released the following statement:
“I am very fortunate to be involved in this amazing franchise and look
forward to Transformers 3.”
So why do I care about this? It's Megan's job to do press. It's
part of her job to create interest in the film to keep people coming
back for more and more. It's not the job of anonymous crew members to
defend their star director who is known in Hollywood for being a
sexist. To me, Megan and Michael Bay seem to have developed some sort
of sick back and forth about the film. He discovered her so probably
feels she should be like most women: pretty and silent. But she's not,
and clearly she's not as dumb as a rock, which you can tell from earlier statements she has made about the film business.
This is about getting Megan to shut up. This is about getting women
to shut up. It's about using sexist insults like being pretty and dumb
to shut up a woman with opinions. Not cool. But I guess all the press
this week will help drive up the grosses of Jennifer's Body which opens
Michael Bay's Crew Bitchslaps Megan Fox (Deadline Hollywood)